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Photographs and photograph albums containing pictures of Forbes, Buck, Land, Wilson, and Kaufman family members as well as their friends. Many of the photographs capture family events, holiday celebrations, family trips, camping, cottages, family homes in Kitchener and Hespeler, Ontario, Betty and Peg Forbes's school experience and nursing career, individuals and battalions connected to the First World War and Second World War, and more. The photograph albums were primarily created by Betty Forbes.

Forbes, Betty

Manuscripts : Poems : Individual

Series consists of ms. and ts. drafts of poems by Rienzi Crusz. Includes photocopies. Some drafts contain ms. corrections or annotations by the author.

Crusz, Rienzi

Works : Published

Series consists of works published by G. Elmore Reaman. Includes one article by Reaman.

Reaman, George Elmore

Personal, Biographical

Series consits of personal and biographical materials created and accumulated by members of the Reaman family. Includes one scrapbook, three valentine's cards, degrees and certificates.

Reaman, George Elmore


Series consists of correspondence to and from Jenny Pincock, Fred and Minnie Maines, and others.

Maines Pincock Family

Mary L. Keffer : Personal

Series consists of material created and accumulated by Mary L. Keffer. Includes correspondence, a diary, a passport belonging to her daughter (Mary Jane Keffer), and a certificate.

Keffer, Ivan Wilbur


Series consists of photographs, most of which depict Ivan W. Keffer and his family. Includes mainly snapshots of Ivan, Mary and Mary Jane Keffer taken while they were living in Germany, during their outings and travels. Series also includes a portrait of Ivan W. Keffer at his desk and several photographs relating to the F.W. Woolworth Co.

Keffer, Ivan Wilbur


Series consists of two scrapbooks containing loose and pasted-in clippings, as well correspondence (letters and cards), speech notes, invitations, programs, photographs, and other ephemera predominantly relating to Dr. S.F. Leavine's election as Mayor of Kitchener in 1949. Also included are clippings from after he died in 1958, outlining his professional accomplishments and impact on the community.

Leavine, Stanley Francis


Series consists of miscellaneous notes, fragments and lists.

Crusz, Rienzi

Manuscripts : Books

Series consists of manuscripts of books of poetry by Rienzi Crusz. Manuscripts consist of ts. and ms. drafts of poems (some are photocopies), and some also include drafts or working notes for covers, title pages, contents pages, illustrations, etc. Some drafts include ms. corrections.

Crusz, Rienzi

Correspondence To Rienzi Crusz

Series consists of correspondence recieved by Rienzi Crusz. Includes letters from other authors and poets, some containing criticism and editorial comments on Crusz's work; letters from publishers; and other correspondence. Includes photocopies. Some letters are annotated by Crusz.

Crusz, Rienzi

Biographical : General

Series consists of biographical and autobiographical information about Rienzi Crusz. Includes ts. and ms. biographies, curriculum vitae, published material (photocopies), etc.

Crusz, Rienzi

Burrett, Alida : Environmental Protection

Series consists of materials created and accumulated by Alida Burrett relating to her interest and work in environmental protection, particularly air quality and deforestation. Includes materials related to Clayoquot Sound, materials from the Citizens Advisory Committee and Air Quality including clippings, correspondence, municipal publications, surveys and ephemera as well as a speech by Alida Burrett.

Burrett, Alida and George


Series consists of seventy seven items of correspondence to and from Alice Riggs Hunt and a number of correspondents. Correspondents include Jane Addams, Carrie Chapman Catt, Romain Rolland and Phyllis E. Wheelock. Arranged by name of correspondent.

Hunt, Alice Riggs


Series consists of typescripts by Alice Riggs Hunt, primarily concerning her experiences at the Paris Peace Conference in 1919 as an accredited press correspondent attached to the American Commission to Negotiate Peace, as well as documenting her tour through seven countries of Europe at that time. Also includes notes on suffrage and some autobiographical notes.

Hunt, Alice Riggs


Series consists of materials created and accumulated by Alice Riggs Hunt documenting her personal life, and the lives of her family members. Includes photographs, clippings, ephemera and artefacts.

Hunt, Alice Riggs


Materials relating to the personal life of Harry J. Byers. Includes correspondence, ephemera, clippings, etc.

Byers, Harry J.

President's Files : William F. Clark

Series consists of material created and accumulated by William F. Clark in his role as president of the MLA from 1988-1990.

Includes material related to the various committees of the association, meetings of the board of directors, and issues of importance in the Muskoka region. Includes photocopied documents: correspondence, memoranda, reports, newspaper clippings, typed notes, lists of members and terms of reference for committees, official plan amendments and by-laws, financial reports, meeting agendas and minutes, an application for the incorporation of the association, and other material.

Muskoka Lakes Association

Political Portfolio Chairperson's Files : Robert Topp

Series consists of material created and accumulated by Robert Topp in his role as Chair of the Political Portfolio and its Taxation Committee (1994-1995) and member of the Political Portfolio and Chair of its Taxation Committee (1995-1996).

The Political Portfolio was involved in political and tax-related issues, and during this period was especially focused on property taxation and a group appeal of the 1992 property assessment to the Assessment Review Board launched in 1995 on behalf of over 1000 MLA members with property on Lakes Muskoka, Rosseau, and Joseph.

The appeal resulted in a decision favourable for the association that was then appealed by the Assessment Commissioner to the Ontario Municipal Board, where the association was partly successful and was granted leave to appeal to the Ontario Divisional Court.

Series includes correspondence (some drafts), reports, presentations, newspaper clippings (some photocopied), ARB and OMB notices and decisions, lists of members of the group appeal, handwritten notes, news releases, and other material.

Muskoka Lakes Association

Centennial Celebration

Series consists of material relating to the 100th anniversary of the MLA in 1994 and the centennial celebrations held during that year. Includes commemorative books produced by the association, ephemera, correspondence, photocopied material on the history of the association, and other material.

Muskoka Lakes Association

Joseph E. Seagram

Series consists of originals and photocopies of correspondence, invoices, partnership agreements re the business interests of Joseph Emm Seagram, George Randall and William Roos from 1869-1899.

Joseph E. Seagram and Sons, Ltd.

Joseph E. Seagram and Sons, Ltd.: Operations: General

Series consists of originals and photocopies of several items which relate to Seagram Co. operations at a level beyond the Waterloo plant. Included is a weekly time book from the Amhersburg plant dated 1928, plot plans and organization charts from several other distilleries owned by the company.

Joseph E. Seagram and Sons, Ltd.

Joseph E. Seagram and Sons, Ltd.: Site Records: Waterloo Plant

Series consists of correspondence, site plans and reports, all relating in some way to the physical site of the plant. Included are fire insurance reports and other documents which concern Laurel Creek, a wartime construction application , site plans ranging from a negative of an 1855 plan of Waterloo to photographic reproductions of 1940's fire insurance plans to 1980's site plans.

Joseph E. Seagram and Sons, Ltd.


Series consists of ephemera collected by Robert Alden Sanborn including a booklet of poetry by Bonnie Elizabeth Parker, greeting cards, and clippings regarding his writing and general interests.

Forms, Publications : Unnumbered

Series consists of printed and ts. material issued by the Parents' Information Bureau, but not as part of the numbered series, in 1969 and 1976. Two are tss. by A.R. Kaufman relating to birth control.

Parents' Information Bureau


Series consists of correspondence to and from A.R. Kaufman of a variety of topics, including birth control.

Parents' Information Bureau

Parents' Information Bureau : Photographs

Series consists of three photographs: one image of the exterior of the Eastview Town Hall where the trial of Dorothea Palmer took place, one portrait of F.W. Wegenast who defended Dorothea Palmer in the Eastview trial, and one image of nurses marching in a parade.

Parents' Information Bureau

Legal Documents

Series consists of documents of a legal and incorporative nature essential to the operation of the Muskoka Lakes Association as a legal entity. Includes the Association's constitution, letters patent, by-laws, and correspondence.

Muskoka Lakes Association


Series consists of publications of the Muskoka Lakes Association, including the Association handbook, newsletters, and the yearbook.

Muskoka Lakes Association

President's Files : Michael Vaughan

Series consists of the working files of Michael Vaughan containing material created, accumulated and used by Vaughan during his involvement with the MLA from 1969 to 1986. Records relate mainly to his role as member (1969-1975), vice-chair (1975-1977), chair (1977-1982), and past chair (1982-1984) of the Committee on Land Use, Taxation, and Highways; and as vice-president (1982-1984) and president (1984-1986) of the association.

Series also includes records relating to various other committees, issues, and events. The Committee on Land Use, Taxation, and Highways was responsible for examining and responding to town planning, development, and other land use issues in the Muskoka region. One of the developments of major concern during Vaughan's tenure as chair was a proposed resort at the Roseneath property on Beaumaris Island, and several files in this series relate to this issue.

Series includes correspondence, memoranda, reports, studies, presentations, meeting agendas and minutes, handwritten and typed notes, newspaper clippings, newsletters, agreements, maps and plans, and other material.

Muskoka Lakes Association

Publications, Printed Materials: The Waterloo County Board of Education.

This series contains publications and printed materials issued by the Waterloo County Board of Education. These materials include booklets, an educational position paper, reports, a submission to the Standing Committee on Social Development of the Ontario Legislature, telephone directories, and serial publications.

Johnston, Mary


Materials relating to awards and honours given to Mary Johnston.

Johnston, Mary

Personal and Professional

Series consists of correspondence received by Dendy over the period 1977-1991. Also includes some supporting documents in the form of clippings, photographs, and other items.

Dendy, William

About Eric McCormack: Biographical.

This series contains primarily news clippings and serial publications containing articles with a biographical and/or critical focus. They relate to Eric McCormack's life history with special emphasis on the development of his career as an author and on the works of fiction which he has had published to date. A large number of these materials also relate specifically to Eric McCormack's receipt of and/or nomination for receipt of various literary awards.

Finally, a number of materials, including news clippings, correspondence, and ephemera relating primarily to Eric McCormack's personal interests, are grouped together in a miscellaneous file within this series.

McCormack, Eric P.

About Eric McCormack.

Series consists of material about Eric McCormack, his life, activities and career. Includes, clippings, correspndence and ephemera.

McCormack, Eric P.


Series consists of cards, letters and printouts of e-mails to and from Eric P. McCormack.

McCormack, Eric P.

Correspondence and Information Files.

This series contains correspondence sent by or received by Mary Johnston as well as other administrative and legal documents maintained by her relating to the activities and affairs of the teachers' organizations of which she was a member. These include the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario, The Federation of Women Teachers' Associations of Ontario, the Waterloo County Board of Education, and the Waterloo County Women Teachers' Association.

This series also includes materials maintained by Mary Johnston when she worked for the Waterloo County Women Teachers' Association in various capacitites including Key Teacher, President of Unit 1, as a W.C.W.T.A. Past President, as the association's County Adviser and P.R., and as a member of the Book Project Committee.

Also included in this series is a file containing correspondence sent to parents by Mary Johnston when she worked with the Kindergarten at Brighton School.

Johnston, Mary

Alcohol General: ephemera

Series consists of alcohol-related ephemera for which no direct Seagram connection is apparent, and includes an advertisement, bill of lading, charter, invoice from a Galt merchant, liquor permits, a temperance pledge card, prohibition ribbon, and wine lists.

Seagram Museum

Seagram Museum

Series consists of materials relating to the history and operation of the Seagram Museum. Includes acquisitions registers, source and purchase records, and more.

Seagram Museum


Series consists of approximately 40,000 slides depicting architecture, urban space, and landscape in Canada and elsewhere. The total number of Canadian slides in this collection is 17,550 and the total number of American slides is 7,000. This represents sixty-one percent of the slides in the total collection. The remaining slides cover European countries (especially England), as well as Central and South America, the Far East and other places.
Eighty percent of these slides were taken by Dendy himself. The remaining slides are graphic in nature i.e. they depict plans, maps, old photographs, architectural drawings, paintings. Many of these slides have been taken from city archives and appear to be in the public domain.

Dendy, William

Research: Electronic Files

Series consists of 21 high-density 3.5" floppy diskettes and printouts of some of the files stored on them. In the case of the files for which printouts are available, they are stored on these floppy disks in one of four different directories created by Dendy: "BILLSDIS", "FHARCH", "FHPERMIT" and "SWARTZ" (as reflected in file titles for this series). Note, however, that due to problems converting files with extensions .bdc and .doc in the "BILLSDIS" directory, printouts could be generated for the majority but not all of the files in this directory.

The files on these twenty-one floppy disks are stored in one of seven different directories. Printouts of files for the four directories specified above are available in this series. However, note that printouts are not yet available for the remaining three directories: "FHSTREET", "FHLOSTTOR" and 'RLWAYSTA". Note that a file list for each of the seven directories is available in file 438 of this series. Moreover, a list of all files for which printouts are available is also contained in file 438.
A description of the information contained in the files for which printouts are available follows here:

  • Files contained in "BILLSDIS" directory (see archival files 425-428) take the form of correspondence, reports, feasability studies, terms of reference for individual projects and other documentation re projects which Dendy worked on as architectural historian to the Property Restoration Branch of the Ontario Heritage Foundation between 1987-1989. Information relating to individual projects is stored in separate files. The computer file name reflects the project name and are organized in alphabetical order.
  • Files contained in the "FHARCH" directory (see archival files 429-433) contain information re the building department files for Forest Hill organized alphabetically from A-Z by architect.
  • The files contained in the "FHPERMIT" directory (see archival files 434-436) include information from the building department files for Forest Hill organized by Permit no.
  • Files contained in the "SWARTZ" directory (see archival file 437) include correspondence sent by Dendy to Tom Schwartz, President of the Intraurban Projects which relates to the work which Dendy carried out as consultant architectural historian on the 1070 Queen Street East project.
  • Finally the last file (file 14) contained in this series is entitled "FILE LISTINGS" and contains file lists for the directories "BILLSDIS", "FHARCH", and "SWARTZ".

Dendy, William

Schantz family reunion.

Material related to the Schantz family reunion. Includes publicity, correspondence, ephemera, planning and financial information.

Schantz Russell Family


Photographs created and accumulated by the Schantz Russell family. Includes one photograph of Tobias Schantz.

Schantz Russell Family

Biographical : Awards

Series consists of material relating to awards received by William H. Kaufman from the Kitchener-Waterloo Hospital, the Canadian Footwear Council and National Health and Welfare. Includes clippings, correspondence, ephemera, speech notes, etc. Arranged alphabetically.

Kaufman, William Hutton

Kitchener-Waterloo Hospital

Series consists of W.H. Kaufman's files relating to his volunteer committee work with the Kitchener-Waterloo Hospital. Includes correspondence, minutes, notes, proposals, reports, etc.

Kaufman, William Hutton

Waterloo County Health Council

Series consists of William H. Kaufman's files relating to his work with the Waterloo County Health Council, later the Waterloo Region District Health Council. Includes correspondence, handwritten notes, agendas, minutes and reports. Arranged alphabetically.

Kaufman, William Hutton

Kaufman Rubber Company

Series consists of materials created by Kaufman Rubber and Kaufman Footwear. Includes primarily sales catalogues for Kaufman Footwear as well as ephemera, a history of the rubber business and a poster for Kaufman Lofts, which are in the old Kaufman Rubber building.

Kaufman Family


Series documents anti-war and anti-fascist sentiments during the early 1930s. Includes various leaflets of poems and songs on peace by William E. Dyer, a Toronto-based poet. Other leaflets relate to the 1934 Ontario provincial election and promotion for the Socialist Party of Canada in the Waterloo North constituency There is also a membership advertisement for the “American League against War and Fascism”, based in New York, and a Pax International issue from 1934 about the persecution of pacifists and promotion of peace.

Reference Materials

Series contains reference materials including a 1937 edition of the Canadian Labour Press, book lists, ration coupons and scrips from Germany and United States, and a 1925 map of the city of Montreal.


Series consists of electronic records created or accumulated by the Walter Bean Grand River Community Trails Foundation. Includes digital scans of Bill Downey's paintings of the Walter Bean Trail.

Walter Bean Grand River Community Trails Foundation

Photographs and Slides

Series consists of photographs and slides created and accumulated by the Walter Bean Grand River Community Trails Foundation. Includes images of the Walter Bean Trail and of trail events.

Walter Bean Grand River Community Trails Foundation


Contents: series consists of materials relating to the childhood and education of Anne Innis Dagg. Includes materials from her time in the Toronto Public School system, at Bishop Strachan School and at the University of Toronto.

Dagg, Anne Innis


Series consists of biographical materials relating to John Herbert.

Herbert, John

Correspondence : Published

Series consists of items of correspondence between John Herbert and others that have been published.

Herbert, John


Series consists of programs for plays.

Herbert, John


Series consists of material relating to the administration of various aspects of Kaufman Rubber operations from 1927 to 1986. There are many gaps and the files are from several departments. Includes annual production reports from 1933 to 1955, sales reports from 1932-1964, records of special orders, government contracts, memoranda, and cost accounting information.

Kaufman Footwear

Administration : Advertising and Sales

Series consists of material relating to advertising and marketing Kaufman products, particularly as directed to the retailer. Includes advertising portfolios, presentation materials, memoranda, catalogues containing advertising information for retailers. This series is not comprehensive.

Kaufman Footwear

Administration : Labour Relations

Series consists of material relating primarily to the strike of Kaufman workers in 1960 and the collective agreement in 1988 between the United Rubber Workers of America and Kaufman Footwear. Includes correspondence, memoranda, court records, clippings, and a case study.

Kaufman Footwear

Administration : Splashguards

Series consists of material relating to the production and marketing of splashguards, which are installed on trucks to control spray from the tires. The series is not comprehensive. Includes correspondence, designs, ephemera, memoranda and photographs.

Kaufman Footwear

Centenary Committee : Historical Documents

Series consists of material collected by or submitted to the Centenary Committee for the purpose of preparing a history for the 100th Anniversary of the company. Consists of original items which might originally have been filed elsewhere but for which no adequate context was maintained or can be determined.

Kaufman Footwear

Centenary Committee : Working Files

Series consists of material relting to the Centenary Committee's research on creating a company archive and on publicizing the company's history through participation in the Kitchener Downtown Mural Programme. Includes correspondence, ephemera, clippings, memoranda, and articles.

Kaufman Footwear

Academic Papers, Projects and Presentations

Series consists of material relating to published and unpublished articles and papers by Anne Innis Dagg on a number of topics, as well as material on a variety of other projects. Includes correspondence, clippings, ephemera, ms. notes, articles, newsletters, reviews, typescripts, and other material. Includes copies of publications.

Dagg, Anne Innis

Underground to Canada

Series consists of materials created and accumulated by Barbara Smucker relating to her work Underground to Canada. Includes typescripts, research notes and ephemera, reviews, and more.

Smucker, Barbara

Amish Adventure

Series consists of materials created and accumulated by Barbara Smucker relating to her work "Amish Adventure." Includes tss. and reviews.

Smucker, Barbara

Political associations.

This series includes material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi as a member of several political associations and parties including the Waterloo Federal Liberal Association, the Kitchener Federal Liberal Association, the Kitchener-Waterloo Federal Liberal Association, the Liberal Party of Canada (Ontario), and the Liberal Party of Canada. Records include a membership card, correspondence, invitations, news releases, speech transcripts, and material related to several conventions.

Telegdi, Andrew

Member of Provincial Parliament candidate.

This series includes material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his campaign to be nominated and elected as the Member of Provincial Parliament representing the Liberal Party in the riding of Waterloo North in the 1990 Ontario general election. Records include news releases, speech transcripts, a resume, correspondence, photographs, and election campaign material such as a candidate survey, press clippings, newspaper advertisement mock-ups, pamphlets, and invitations.

Telegdi, Andrew

White Mist

Series consists of materials created and accumulated by Barbara Smucker relating to her work White Mist. Includes typescripts, a bibliography, research notes, and reviews.

Smucker, Barbara

Jacob's Little Giant

Series consists of materials created and accumulated by Barbara Smucker relating to her work "Jacob's Little Giant." Includes tss., research notes, and reviews.

Smucker, Barbara

Other Works and Activities

Series consists of materials created or accumulated by Barbara Smucker related to other works or activities. Includes published and self published works, materials relating to awards, events and readings, and advertising materials for Smucker's various works.

Smucker, Barbara


Series consists of materials created or accumulated by Bernard Suits when he was a student in both public school and at university. Includes student work, class notes, term papers, one bound manuscript with manuscript notes and a year book.

Suits, Bernard


Series consists of materials created or accumulated by Bernard Suits during the course of his teaching career at the University of Waterloo. Includes exams and class notes from courses he taught, correspondence with students and colleagues, Suits' CV, as well as Suit's distinguished teaching and professor emeritus certificates.

Suits, Bernard

Professional Activities

Series consists of materials created and accumulated by Bernard Suits over the course of his professional career outside of his regular teaching duties. Includes speeches given at conferences, and minutes of meetings of the Philosophy Department (of which Suits was head), the Graduate Affairs Committee and others.

Suits, Bernard

Fiction Works

Series consists of fiction works created by Bernard Suits. Includes both published and unpublished materials, primarily poems as well as short stories.

Suits, Bernard

Correspondence: Shortt, Adam

Series is comprised of correspondence between Adam Shortt (husband of Elizabeth Smith Shortt) and others. Correspondence is organized by surname of correspondent.

Shortt, Elizabeth Smith

Correspondence: Shortt, Lorraine

Series is comprised of correspondence between Lorraine Shortt (daughter of Elizabeth Smith Shortt) and others. Correspondence is organized by surname of correspondent.

Shortt, Elizabeth Smith

Ratz, Clara, estate.

Series contains materials relating to the estate of Clara Ratz. Includes correspondence, tax records, insurance documents, and lists of assets.

Ratz Family

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